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I'm a photographer, grateful wife, believer, and celebration enthusiast who delights in making the most of every day.

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Welcome to the KSP blog, a place where I share my work, wisdom, and a peek into my everyday life. I'm so glad you're here and hope you stay awhile!

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Megan & Brendan: Fan Pier Engagement Session

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Couples

It was the perfect night on Fan Pier for Megan and Brendan’s engagement session! We’ve learned to not fixate on the forecast, as the weather in New England can be fickle. But when it’s clear that the weather will be sunny and 75 with the gentlest breeze, it makes my heart soar! Boston is magical […]

The Road to Full Time: Marking a Milestone

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Today I am marking a big milestone that has been years in the making. As of 4:30 this afternoon, I will officially be a full time wedding photographer and business owner! Since January 2017, while Dillon and I were engaged, I’ve had a rewarding career in higher education by day. And for the past three […]

Meghan & Pat: Marblehead Spring Engagement Session

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One of my favorite parts about New England is the seaside towns that dot the coastline. From Connecticut all the way up to Maine, there are so many picturesque places to enjoy. There are some towns that just feel like you’ve stepped into a storybook, and this is one of them. Meghan and Pat’s Marblehead […]

Holly & Eric: Plum Island Engagement Session

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Couples

“He’s had a crush on me since middle school!” Holly shared with us during a call last year. It’s hard to believe that middle school was twenty years ago. A time when peers were getting their first cell phones – flip phones, at that! A time before social media, where after school activities were the […]

Sarah & Chris: Salem Massachusetts Engagement Session

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They grew up in the same charming seaside town, attending the same schools and sharing some of the same traditions. Their lives intertwined at one quintessential high school milestone: junior prom. On that day, they began writing their story together. They began to share memories and build the life that has led them here. And […]

Megan & Sam: Willowdale Estate Winter Wedding

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Megan and Sam’s winter wedding at Willowdale Estate was the most incredible way to kick off 2024 weddings! They are the special kind of people who radiate joy and warmth. Megan was quite literally glowing from the inside out during their entire day. It was truly a reflection of her loving and compassionate heart. The […]

Lizzy & Max: NYE Wedding at Beauport Hotel

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Lizzy and Max are so special to us. They are kind, humble, generous, and joyful. With careers that allow them to serve and comfort others at some of the most prestigious hospitals in Boston, they’ve dedicated their life’s work to health and healing. They put others first and they make a difference in the world […]

Amy & Tom: Festive Beauport Hotel Wedding

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There was something especially magical about Amy and Tom’s festive wedding day at Beauport Hotel. The weather was impeccably lovely and mild for December, making for the most delightful portrait time. The twinkle lights throughout the hotel added an element of sparkle. It perfectly complemented Amy and Tom’s classic style and captured the heart of […]

Aubrey & Nolan: Mansion at Bald Hill Wedding

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I will never ever forget the moment. The reception was well underway and the joy in the room was palpable. Guests had already filled the dance floor and loved ones were breaking bread together around the table. Aubrey and Nolan were about to cut their cake and we went to check in with them. Then, […]

Megan & Sam: Borderland State Park Engagement Session

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This session was such a treat! It was the cherry on top of an incredible season of engagement sessions, marking our final one of 2023. Megan and Sam found a gem of a location, choosing Borderland State Park for their engagement session on a beautiful October afternoon. It was an extra special session where we […]

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